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The govt has announced appointment of MDs and CEOs of public sector lenders. Which of the following is NOT correct
in this regard?
1) Rakesh Sharma – Canara Bank
2) PS Jayakumar – Bank of Baroda
3) Kishore Kharat Piraji – IDBI Bank
4) MO Rego – Bank of India
5) None of these

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The Central govt plans capital infusion of Rs 70,000 cr in PSBs till FY19. Which of the following PSBs is getting the most
(Rs 5,531 cr) out of Rs 20,088 cr which will be infused in 13 banks soon?
1) IDBI Bank
2) Bank of India
3) State Bank of India
4) Punjab National Bank
5) Bank of Baroda

3.

Who won the men’s singles title of Rogers Cup Masters tournament on 16 Aug?
1) Novak Djokovic
2) Andy Murray
3) Tomas Berdych
4) Rafael Nadal
5) Roger Federer

4.

Swatantra Raj Singh is one of the five veteran coaches recommended for the prestigious Dronacharya Award this year.
He coaches
1) wushu
2) kabaddi
3) athletics
4) swimming
5) boxing

5.

Who among the following has been appointed as the Chairman of the Public Enterprises Selection Board (PESB)?
1) KM Acharya
2) Anshuman Das
3) Gauri Kumar
4) Ajit Kumar Seth
5) Atul Chaturvedi

6.

Which of the following states has been declared by the CM of the state as totally digital and the first state in the country
to achieve such a distinction?
1) Tripura
2) Karnataka
3) Tamil Nadu
4) Kerala
5) Goa

7.

Usha Ananthasubramanian has been appointed as the MD and CEO of which of the following public sector banks?
1) Punjab National Bank
2) Allahabad Bank
3) Dena Bank
4) Central Bank of India
5) Indian Bank

8.

India and which of the following countries on 13 Aug signed an MoU on technical cooperation in railway sector?
1) Slovak Republic
2) Hungary
3) Austria
4) Slovenia
5) Czech Republic

9.

Which of the following has gained the unique distinction of becoming the first district in the country with the highest
number of e-toilets (461) in its schools? These are fitted with automatic wash and energy conservation facility.
1) Nellore
2) Bengaluru
3) Chennai
4) Kochi
5) Nadia

10.

During PM Narendra Modi’s recent visit to the UAE, the latter has agreed to increase its investment in India to about
1) Rs 2 lakh cr
2) Rs 2.5 lakh cr
3) Rs 5 lakh cr
4) Rs 7 lakh cr
5) Rs 7.5 lakh cr

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Five sports coaches have been recommended for the prestigious Dronacharya Award this year. Which of the following
pairs of coaches and games they are associated with is NOT correct?
1) Nihar Ameen (swimming)
2) Harbans Singh (athletics)
3) Anoop Singh Dahiya (wrestling)
4) Naval Singh (para-athletics)
5) None of these

12.

Who won the women’s singles title of the 2015 Rogers Cup Masters tournament?
1) Caroline Garcia
2) Serena Williams
3) Simona Halep
4) Belinda Bencic

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5) Caroline Wozniacki

Introducing the PSBs revamp plan termed Mission Indradhanush, the govt has announced BBB to be operational by
Apr 2016. The term BBB stands for
1) Bank Board Bureau
2) Basic Bank Bureau
3) Broad Bank Board
4) Bank Beholding Bureau
5) None of these

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six per cent 5) None of these 17. Bandhan Bank. The World Photography Day is observed every year on which of the following days? 1) 11 Aug 2) 15 Aug 3) 19 Aug 4) 17 Aug BS C 24. is a 1) shooter 2) boxer 3) weightlifter 4) wrestler Ac ad 18. which will start operations on 23 Aug.25 per cent. five per cent 2) 4. 1) 4 per cent. Delhi) (GA-53) . 5) archer Narendra Modi is the first Indian Prime Minister to visit the United Arab Emirates (UAE) in the last ________ years recently.9 per cent 21. Which state has launched Grama Jyothi programme which is aimed at comprehensive development of rural areas allowing planning and execution of works by villages themselves? 1) Andhra Pradesh 2) Telangana 3) Chhattisgarh 4) Jharkhand 5) Karnataka 22. it’s called 1) scribbled notes 2) stuck note 3) charred note 4) mutilated note em y 14. Who won the women’s doubles title of the 2015 Rogers Cup Masters tournament? 1) Caroline Garcia and Katarina Srebotnik 2) Bethanie Mattek-Sands and Lucie Safarova 3) Sania Mirza and Martina Hingis 4) Renata Voracova and Sania Mirza 5) None of these 2 / Javed R. 5) 9 Aug 28. Which of the following airports in India has become the world’s first airport to operate on solar power? 1) Mangaluru International Airport 2) Cochin International Airport 3) Jaipur International Airport 4) Srinagar International Airport 5) Indira Gandhi International Airport 26. Siddique (HO.5 per cent 3) 7. the commission has proposed a financial regulatory architecture featuring 1) Public Debt Management Agency 2) Reserve Bank of India 3) Financial Redress Agency 4) Resolution Corporation 5) All the above 20. Which of the following scooter models in India crossed the 1-crore sales milestone recently? 1) Hero Pleasure 2) Hero Maestro 3) Honda Aviator 4) Honda Activa 5) Suzuki Swiss 16. Cricketing icon and Bharat Ratna Sachin Tendulkar has become a Tiger Ambassador of which of the following states? 1) Telangana 2) Chhattisgarh 3) Madhya Pradesh 4) Maharashtra 5) West Bengal 23. 1) 21 2) 24 3) 28 4) 34 5) 42 25.3 per cent 4) 7. Rating agency Moody’s Investors Service on 18 Aug scaled down its projections for India’s economic growth for 201516 to 1) 7 per cent 2) 7. five per cent 3) 4.1 per cent 5) 6. As per the revised draft of FSLRC report released by the finance ministry. Which of the following teams lifted South Asian Football Federation (SAFF) U-16 title on 18 Aug? 1) Maldives 2) Afghanistan 3) Sri Lanka 4) India 5) Bangladesh 27. Ganesh Nagar.5 per cent. 5. 5) soiled notes Which of the following banks has launched a mobile wallet app called ‘Buddy’ in collaboration with Accenture and Mastercard recently? 1) SBI 2) PNB 3) Axis Bank 4) Federal Bank 5) IndusInd Bank 19. Who among the following has/have been recommended for this year’s Dhyan Chand Award? 1) Romeo James 2) TPP Nair 3) SP Misra 4) All the above 5) Only1) and 3) 29.: C-37. Bajrang Kumar. has fixed interest rates.5 per cent 4) 5 per cent.BSC Academy Which of the following banks has launched an automated locker facility with high-end robotic technology for the first time in the country? 1) HDFC Bank 2) ICICI Bank 3) Axis Bank 4) Yes Bank 5) Kotak Mahindra Bank 15. If a portion of a note is missing or composed of more than two pieces. who has been chosen for the prestigious Arjuna award this year. The savings interest rates have been fixed at ________ for deposits below Rs 1 lakh and ________ for those above Rs 1 lakh.

To check black money generation. 1) Morocco 2) Seychelles 3) Algeria 4) Mauritania 5) Mauritius 40. Name the novelist who has won the annual James Tait Black Award 2015 for his debut novel “In the Light of What We Know”.BSC Academy The proposed National Investment and Infrastructure Fund (NIIF) entity will be headquartered in 1) Mumbai 2) New Delhi 3) Bengaluru 4) Hyderabad 5) Pune 31.: C-37.000 4) Rs 1 lakh 5) Rs 1. India is negotiating a Preferential Trade Agreement (PTA) with the Southern African Customs Union (SACU).000 3) Rs 50. The central govt has decided to declare which of the following cities as ‘twin national heritage cities. 1) Rs 10. The Payments Banks will initially be restricted to holding a maximum balance of ________ per individual customer. Which of the following is NOT among them? 1) Department of Posts 2) Reliance Industries Ltd 3) Tech Mahindra Ltd 4) Vodafone m-pesa Ltd 5) None of these 33.000 2) Rs 25. The RBI’s ‘in-principle’ approval granted to 11 applicants to set up payment banks will be valid for a period of 18 months. the govt on 20 Aug approved signing and ratification of the agreement between India and ________ for exchange of information with respect to taxes. Siddique (HO. The Payment Banks will NOT be allowed to 1) accept demand deposits 2) remit money 3) provide Internet banking 4) issue ATM/debit cards 5) issue credit cards 34.5 lakh 42. Who among the following is all set to return as the new Prime Minister of Sri Lanka after the recent Parliamentay elections? 1) Chandrika Kumaratunga 2) Maithripala Sirisena 3) Ranil Wickremesinghe 4) Mahinda Rajapaksa 5) Sarath Fonseka 32.’ the first instance of such a tag being given? 1) Hyderabad-Sikandrabad 2) Haridwar-Rishikesh 3) Ghaziabad-Faridabad 4) Jaipur-Jodhpur 5) None of these 36. Which of the following is one of the firms which got licence? 1) Future Group 2) Videocon d2h 3) MG George Muthoot 4) National Securities Depository Ltd 5) All the above 43. the campaign on gender equality? 1) Anil Kapoor 2) Salman Khan 3) Anupam Kher 4) Amitabh Bachchan 5) Akshay Kumar 38. The RBI on 19 Aug granted payment bank licences to 11 firms. The Australian govt has appointed who among the following cricketers as its inaugural ambassador to India on education? 1) Shane Warne 2) Glenn McGrath 3) Matthew Hayden 4) Adam Gilchrist 5) Ricky Ponting 37. ________ has been conferred with “Maharashtra Bhushan” award. Who among the following has been appointed new Chairman and Managing Director of Air India? 1) Rohit Nandan 2) Ashwani Lohani 3) Vivek Sahai 4) Vinay Mittal 5) Arunendra Kumar BS C Ac ad em y 30. Ganesh Nagar. Which of the following is NOT a member country of SACU? 1) Namibia 2) Swaziland 3) Lesotho 4) South Africa 5) Brazil Javed R. the state’s highest honour. Who among the following has been named an advocate for UN’s ‘HeForShe’ campaign. 1) Anant Sadashiv Altekar 2) DP Khambete 3) Satish Alekar 4) Babasaheb Purandare 5) Gopal Ganesh Agarkar 39. The Reserve Bank of India has given “in-principle” approval to 11 applicants to set up payments banks. 1) Zia Haider Rahman 2) Imdadul Haq Milon 3) Anisul Hoque 4) Humayun Ahmed 5) Sunil Gangopadhyaya 35. 41. Delhi) (GA-53) / 3 .

Siddique 5) Lewis Hamilton 5) Justin Gatlin (HO. who acted in nearly 300 regional films. an efficient smart LED based street lighting project? 1) Arunachal Pradesh 2) Uttarakhand 3) Sikkim 4) Himachal Pradesh 5) Tripura 50. Ki and Do. India got its first private bank in 11 years as the Bandhan Bank commenced operations on 23 Aug with 501 branches. It was headed by 1) R Gandhi 2) Nachiket Mor 3) Anand Sinha 4) Urjit Patel 5) HR Khan 46. ________ actor Paravoor Bharathan. Sabki Bhalai 3) Banking the Unbanked 4) Khayal Aapka 5) None of these 58.in 5) None of these 48.vidyabharti.BSC Academy 44. Which of the following state govts on 20 Aug entered into an agreement with Future Group to provide multi-brand consumer goods at competitive prices at fair price shops? 1) Uttar Pradesh 2) Rajasthan 3) Madhya Pradesh 4) Gujarat 5) Maharashtra 51. ________ has become the first country in the world to receive funds from UN for Solar Home Systems.000 cr 2) Rs 10. 57.500 cr? 1) 5 per cent 2) 7 per cent 3) 8 per cent 4) 10 per cent 5) 12 per cent 52.vidyadhan. recently. 1) Malayalam 2) Kannada 3) Tamil 4) Telugu 5) Bengali The nine-member internal committee of the RBI to study and recommend improvements for Urban Coop Banks (UCBs) released its report on 20 Aug. The govt has announced to sell what per cent stake in Indian Oil Corporation (IOC) through an offer for sale (OFS) on 24 Aug which can fetch about Rs 9.co. Arthur Morris passed away.000 cr 5) Rs 50. Which IT firm in India has unveiled three new service lines called Aikido. 1) Bangladesh 2) Pakistan 3) Myanmar 4) Sri Lanka 5) Bhutan 53. The govt has launched a first of its kind web portal for the benefit of students seeking Educational Loans. 1) www. The RBI’s internal committee on urban cooperative bank (UCB) has recommended that UCBs with business size more than ________ be allowed to convert into universal commercial banks. NR Varhadpande passed away on 21 Aug. 1) Rs 5. launched Online Application Management System (OAMS) for Nai Roshni scheme which is aimed at leadership development of 1) minority women 2) tribal women 3) schedule caste women 4) rural women 5) None of these 49.co. Name the portal. Which state has launched the Rajiv Gandhi Illuminating Scheme for Hill Town Advancement (RISHTA) project.co.000 cr 3) Rs 20. He was an Indologist and an eminent scholar of 1) Hindi 2) Tamil 3) Telugu 4) Malayalam ad Ac C 5) Sanskrit The ________ committee on minimum alternate tax (MAT) has recommended to the finance ministry that the levy shouldn’t be imposed for the period preceding Apr 1. who was the former opening batsman and the oldest living Test cricketer of 1) England 2) Australia 3) South Africa 4) New Zealand 5) West Indies 54.000 cr 47. spirit and path/way? 1) Wipro 2) TCS 3) Infosys 4) Tech Mahindra 5) HCL 55. 2015. died recently.000 cr 4) Rs 25. Ganesh Nagar. which in Japanese mean combining.: C-37.vidyakosh. Aapki Bhalai 2) Aapka Bhala.in 4) www.vidyalakshmi.co. a combination of three words — Ai. the Union Minister for Minority Affairs. 4) Romain Grosjean Who won the 100m gold at World Championships 2015 held in Beijing on 23 Aug? 1) Su Bingtian 2) Usain Bolt 3) Andre de Grassse 4) Trayvon Bromell 4 / Javed R. em y 45. Delhi) (GA-53) .in 3) www. What is the punch line of the bank? 1) Apna Bhala. Najma Heptulla. 1) Altamas Kabir 2) HL Dattu 3) AP Shah 4) Rajendra Mal Lodha 5) Mukul Mudgal BS 56. Who won the Belgian Grand Prix F1 championship on 23 Aug? 1) Kimi Raikkonen 2) Sebastian Vettel 3) Nico Rosberg 59.in 2) www.

8 per cent 4) 15.5 per cent 5) 8. 1) Maharashtra 2) Andhra Pradesh 3) Gujarat 4) Tamil Nadu 5) Odisha 68. Delhi) (GA-53) / 5 . Which of the following is allowed to these banks? 1) Undertaking lending services 2) Opening accounts of non resident Indians 3) Accepting deposits above Rs 1 lakh 4) Offering current and savings account deposits 5) None of these 61. Chief Minister N Rangasamy launched a scheme to provide free laptops to all students who have passed Plus Two from Govt Higher Secondary Schools in which of the following states/UT recently? 1) Goa 2) Kerala 3) Karnataka 4) Puducherry 5) Sikkim 67.4 per cent 72.7 per cent 3) 16. the govt has sold minority stake in which of the following PSUs this fiscal? 1) PFC 2) REC 3) Dredging Corp 4) Indian Oil 5) All the above Which of the following teams won the 2015 Pro Kabaddi title on 23 Aug? 1) Bengaluru Bulls 2) U Mumba 3) Jaipur Pink Panthers 4) Dabang Delhi 5) Bengal Warriors 65. Who won the women’s 100m gold at the IAAF World Championships. Siddique (HO. The govt on 25 Aug launched a health service called SEHAT. India will host the World Hindi Conference after a gap of 32 years in which of the following cities on 10-12 Sep? 1) Bhopal 2) Jaipur 3) Indore 4) New Delhi 5) Patna 64.6 per cent 2) 17. Ac 66. Who won the women’s singles title of the 2015 Cincinnati Masters tennis tournament? 1) Eugenie Bouchard 2) Caroline Wozniacki 3) Simona Halep 4) Serena Williams 5) Maria Sharapova ________ has become the first Indian to win Ladies British Amateur Golf Championship.BSC Academy The RBI has issued licences to 11 applicants to set up payment banks. Rana Kapoor has received the RBI approval for his re-appointment as MD and CEO of which of the following private banks for 3 years effective from Sep 1. Beijing 2015? 1) Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce 2) Gelete Burka 3) Blessing Okagbare 4) Tori Bowie 5) Dafne Schippers 73. 5) Rafael Nadal ________ has been appointed as chairman of India’s Oscar jury. The govt on 25 Aug launched a health service called SEHAT along with ________ to provide healthcare access to citizens irrespective of geographical location connecting Common Service Centres (CSCs)? 1) Sahara Hospital 2) Max Healthcare 3) Surya Clinic 4) Dr Reddy’s Laboratories 5) Apollo Hospitals Javed R. 74. The term SEHAT stands for 1) Social Enterprise for Health And Treatment 2) Social Entity for Health And Telemedicine 3) Social Endeavour for Health And Treatment 4) Social Endeavour for Health And Telemedicine 5) None of these 75. 1) Amole Gupte 2) Deepti Naval 3) Zarina Wahab 4) Amol Palekar 5) Paresh Rawal 63. ad 62. So far. According to the data released by the Registrar General and Census Commissioner on 25 Aug. Who among the following has won the prestigious 2015 Peter Mackler Award for Courageous and Ethical Journalism? 1) Sabria Jawhar 2) Mahsa Amrabadi 3) Narges Mohammadi 4) Zaina Erhaim 5) Sameera Aziz 69. ________ is all set to become the first state in India to launch ‘Agro-Solar Policy’ to encourage the farmers to tap the solar energy. the population growth rate of India in the decade 2001-2011 was found to be 1) 24. Ganesh Nagar. Who won the men’s singles title of the 2015 Cincinnati Masters tennis tournament? 1) Novak Djokovic 2) Roger Federer 3) Tomas Berdych 4) Andy Murray em y 60. 2015? 1) Bandhan Bank 2) IDFC Bank 3) YES Bank 4) Federal Bank 5) Kotak Mahindra Bank BS C 71. 1) Aditi Ashok 2) Ankita Tiwana 3) Sharmila Nicollet 4) Smriti Mehra 5) None of these 70. which will select the country’s official entry in the best foreign film category of the 88th Academy Awards.: C-37.

379 cr 4) Rs 9. The Life Insurance Corp of India (LIC) purchased nearly 90 per cent of Indian Oil shares sold on 24 Aug. Siddique 3) meteorological satellite (HO.393 cr as a total of Rs 20. the population growth rate of which of the following religions was highest (24. which helped the govt get about ________ from the stake sale.937 cr 3) Rs 9. India and ________ on 24 Aug agreed on a joint financial commitment of up to AUS$ one mn and signed an MoU to strengthen existing partnerships in higher education and research. Who among the following has been appointed as the new Director General of the Council of Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR)? 1) MO Garg 2) Samir K Brahmachari 3) Girish Sahni 4) T Ramasami 5) Samir Brahmachari 87. The Rashtriya Khel Protsahan Puruskar 2015 has been given to 1) Directorate General of Military Training (DGMT) 2) Coal India Limited (CIL) 3) Haryana State Police 4) Sports Coaching Foundation (SCF) 5) All the above 89.979 cr 2) Rs 8. What is the currency of China? 1) Dong 2) Baht 3) Ringgit 4) Renminbi 5) Tugrik 84. According to the data released by the Registrar General and Census Commissioner on 25 Aug. This is India’s latest 1) communication satellite 2) educational satellite 4) military satellite 5) nano-satellite BS C Ac ad em y 76. She was a legendary freedom fighter from 1) Assam 2) Nagaland 3) Tripura 4) Kerala 5) Puducherry 80. Who among the following are the winners of the men’s doubles title of 2015 Cincinnati Masters tennis tournament. Which of the following PSBs will issue equity shares on preferential basis to the govt for capital infusion of Rs 5.: C-37. Delhi) (GA-53) .793 cr 5) Rs 9. 6 / Javed R.088 cr is being infused in 13 PSBs? 1) Canara Bank 2) Bank of Baroda 3) IDBI 4) PNB 5) SBI 85. The birth centenary celebrations of Rani Gaidinliu were held by the central govt recently. Ganesh Nagar. China’s central bank cut interest rates and lowered the amount of reserves banks must hold recently. the oldest tennis tournament in the US? 1) Marcin Matkowski and Nenad Zimonjic 2) Daniel Nestor and Edouard Roger-Vasselin 3) Vasek Pospisil and Jack Sock 4) Stan Wawrinka and Leander Paes 5) None of these 78. The Internet giant Google has paired up with ________ to launch an initiative named “Internet Saathi” to provide rural women in India with internet literacy. was celebrated recently in 1) Italy 2) France 3) Germany 4) Spain 5) Turkey 86.6 per cent) in the decade 2001-2011? 1) Buddhist 2) Sikh 3) Christian 4) Hindus 5) Muslim 82. The Isro is going to launch GSAT-6 on 27 Aug. 1) UK 2) Sweden 3) Norway 4) Germany 5) Australia 79. The Sendai framework is associated with 1) elimination of child labour 2) reducing malnutrition among children 3) disaster risk reduction 4) green house gas emission cut 5) making world nuclear weapon free 88. 1) Rs 7. The 70th anniversary of the La Tomatina festival. which is celebrated on the last Wednesday of the month of Aug every year. India will implement the Sendai framework 2015-2030 in letter and spirit said the Union Minister of State for Home Kiren Rijiju recently. 1) Tata Trusts 2) Reliance Foundation 3) Janani 4) Pride India 5) SBI Foundation 83.BSC Academy Retired judge ML Tahaliyani was on 24 Aug sworn in as the new Lokayukta of which of the following states? 1) Uttar Pradesh 2) Delhi 3) Gujarat 4) Maharashtra 5) Andhra Pradesh 77.973 cr 81.

India on 26 Aug signed an information exchange agreement with Seychelles on tax matters. ________ has launched the country’s first Mortgage Guarantee-backed home loans for first-time borrowers in the affordable housing segment. The International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) signed an agreement on 27 Aug to locate the first internationallycontrolled bank of low-enriched uranium in 1) Kazakhstan 2) Ukraine 3) Belarus 4) Mongolia 5) Tajikistan 99. What is the total number of Regional Rural Banks (RRBs) in the country as of now? 1) 20 2) 26 3) 56 4) 64 103. 4) Pole vault th 5) Boxing C 100. A RRB Ordinance was promulgated in Sep 1975 on the recommendation of which of the following working groups? 1) Narasimham Working Group 2) VS Das Working Group 3) R Gandhi Working Group 4) S Jagannathan Working Group 5) BN Adarkar Working Group Javed R. 15% and 45% 3) 45%. Such agreements have already been signed with which of the following by India so far? 1) Bahamas 2) Bermuda 3) Gibraltar 4) Cayman Islands 5) All the above 92. 15% and 40% 4) 50%. The Regional Rural Banks (RRBs) in India are regulated by which of the following institutions? 1) RBI 2) State govt 3) SIDBI 4) NABARD 5) State Bank of India 5) 82 BS 102. The term BOT stands for 1) Build-Organise-Transfer 2) Build-Operate-Terminate 3) Build-Operate-Transfer 4) Bear-Operate-Transfer 5) None of these 93. who visited India from 25-27 Aug. 15% and 30% 104. The Centre has allowed road developers to completely exit BOT projects two years after completion and invest the funds for certain purposes. The govt has given a 4 months extension (up to 31 Dec 2015) to the 7th Central Pay Commission.: C-37. The government on 27 Aug released a list of 98 cities which are to be developed as smart cities. is the present President of which of the following countries? 1) Seychelles 2) Mauritius 3) Mongolia 4) Hungary 5) Suriname 91. The chairman of the 7 Central Pay Commission is 1) Meena Agarwal 2) Ratin Roy 3) Vivek Rae 4) Ashok Kumar Mathur 5) BN Srikrishna 98. 15% and 50% 2) 40%. 1) ICICI Bank 2) HDFC Bank 3) SBI 4) Federal Bank 5) Bandhan Bank 94. Which of the following is/are missing from the list of 24 state capitals included in 98 cities to be developed as smart cities? 1) Bengaluru 2) Kolkata 3) Patna 4) All the above 5) Only1) and 2) 97. Ganesh Nagar. Who among the following has become a new goodwill ambassador for the UN Fund for Children? 1) Roger Federer 2) Novak Djokovic 3) Andy Murray 4) Saina Nehwal 5) Martina Hingis 95.BSC Academy James Alix Michel. Who among the following cricketers has been elected president of cricket statisticians body ACSSI? 1) Ajit Wadekar 2) Ravi Shastri 3) Sunil Gavaskar 4) Kapil Dev 5) Dilip Vengsarkar 101. Delhi) (GA-53) / 7 . the concerned State Govt and the sponsor bank contribute respectively to the share capital of the RRBs? 1) 35%. The Rural Banks came into existence on Gandhi Jayanti in 1975 with the formation of which of the following banks? 1) Kamraz Rural Bank 2) Kakathiya Grameen Bank 3) Prathama Grameen Bank 4) Kanakdurga Grameen Bank 5) Chaitanya Grameen Bank 105. Siddique (HO. 15% and 35% 5) 55%. In what ratio do the Govt of India. Vikas Gowda is associated with which of the following games? 1) Archery 2) Shooting 3) Discus throw Ac ad em y 90. Which state leads in number of smart cities? 1) Tamil Nadu 2) Uttar Pradesh 3) Madhya Pradesh 4) Gujarat 5) Karnataka 96.

Siddique (HO. 2014.000 cr 5) Rs 2. who was killed on 30 Aug at his residence. the maternal mortality rate is to be reduced to ________ per 1000 live births. The RRBs are NOT present in which of the following states as of now? 1) Sikkim 2) Goa 3) Tripura 4) All the above 5) Only 1) and 2) ad 110. 1) 27 Aug 2) 29 Aug 3) 30 Aug 4) 31 Aug 5) 1 Sep 121. The book titled “To The Brink And Back: India’s 1991 Story” has been authored by who among the following? 1) Jairam Ramesh 2) Yashwant Sinha 3) Manmohan Singh 4) P Chidambaram 5) Jayanthi Natarajan 112. The Regional Rural Banks Act.: C-37. 1) Ravinder Singh 2) Bajrang 3) Yogeshwar Dutt 4) Anil 5) Sushil Kumar 8 / Javed R. 1) 98 2) 108 3) 245 4) 275 5) 305 119. The “Call To Action Summit 2015” on ending preventable child and maternal deaths was held on 27-28 Aug in 1) Kathmandu 2) Colombo 3) Dhaka 4) New Delhi 5) Thimphu 117.000 cr 111. billed as an alternative to the Nobel Peace Prize. the authorised capital of the RRBs has been raised from Rs 5 cr to 1) Rs 50 cr 2) Rs 100 cr 3) Rs 500 cr 4) Rs 1. As per the Regional Rural Banks (Amendment) Bill. Anote Tong. The central govt has identified ________ cities and towns across nine states under the ambitious ‘Housing For All’ project aimed at providing 2 cr houses in urban areas by 2022.BSC Academy em y 106. MM Kalburgi. Name the noted Indian agriculture scientist who has been awarded the first Sunhak Peace Prize. Ganesh Nagar. The Regional Rural Banks in India are classified under which of the following categories? 1) Co-operative banks 2) Scheduled Commercial banks 3) NBFCs 4) Non-scheduled commercial banks 5) None of these 107. The biennial World Athletics Championships 2015 was held in 1) Tokyo 2) Seoul 3) Beijing 4) Jakarta 5) Manila 115. These sponsor banks are required to: 1) subscribe to the share capital of RRBs 2) help RRBs in their establishment 3) assist in recruitment and training of RRBs staff 4) provide managerial and financial assistance to RRBs 5) All the above 109. The National Sports Day in India is celebrated on ________ every year in honour of Indian hockey legend Dhyan Chand on his birthday. 1976 provides for RRBs to be sponsored by banks. He shares the award with the President of Kiribati Islands. Which of the following teams won 2015 Guru Tegh Bahadur Hockey title after 7 years recently? 1) Army XI 2) Air India 3) Indian Oil 4) BPCL 5) Western Railway C 116. The area of operation of the majority of RRBs is limited to a notified area comprising a few districts in the States. Name the Indian wrestler who on 30 Aug won gold medal in the 50 kg freestyle category at the World Cadet Championship held in Sarajevo. was a rationalist and an eminent scholar of 1) Kannada 2) Tamil 3) Telugu 4) Malayalam 5) Sanskrit Ac 113. OP Jaisha set a new marathon national record at World Athletics Championships and ensured the 2016 Rio Olympics spot. Delhi) (GA-53) . The govt has fixed health goals to be achieved over the next 15 years. Bosnia. India gifted the Indian Coast Guard Ship “Varaha” to which of the following countries recently? 1) Seychelles 2) Mauritius 3) Myanmar 4) Sri Lanka 5) Bangladesh BS 118. 1) 150 2) 100 3) 70 4) 50 5) 25 120. Under the new goals. 1) Modadugu Vijay Gupta 2) R Paul Singh 3) Surinder K Vasal 4) Sanjaya Rajaram 5) BR Barwale 114. The RRBs grant loans and advances mostly to 1) rural artisans 2) agricultural labourers 3) small and marginal farmers 4) small entrepreneurs in rural areas 5) All the above 108.

000 133. 1) Harare. Which of the following is NOT correct in this respect? 1) Andhra Pradesh – Tirupati 2) Arunachal Pradesh – Pasighat 3) Bihar – Biharsharif 4) Gujarat – Rajkot 5) Madhya Pradesh – Vidisha 123. India’s external debt increased by 6. The RBI is empowered to issue banknotes of denomination up to 1) Rs 1.3 bn 4) USD 475.: C-37.8 per cent 4) 6. Namibia 5) Lobamba.5 per cent 129.6 per cent to ________ in 2014-15.000 notes with enhanced security features. India has won the top UNESCO prize ‘Award of Excellence’ 2015 for the remarkable conservation efforts of the majestic Sree Vadakkunnathan Temple situated in the state of 1) Kerala 2) Karnataka 3) Tamil Nadu 4) Maharashtra 5) Odisha Javed R. Ganesh Nagar. The govt on 30 Aug launched a scheme for online release of new LPG connections for the consumers. After releasing Rs 100 notes. Which of the following banks has launched “IndPay” mobile app through which customers can operate their banking accounts anytime and anywhere? 1) Indian Bank 2) Bank of India 3) IndusInd Bank 4) IDBI Bank 5) Bandhan Bank ad 126. the RBI would soon start issuing Rs 1.8 bn 5) USD 545. The govt has announced the list of 98 cities from different states to be developed as smart cities in gradual manner. What is the expanded form of the term GVA? 1) Gross Volume Added 2) Gross Value Accrued 3) Gross Value Added 4) General Value Addition 5) Goods Value Addition BS 132. The compensation was being paid at ________ of the notional value of counterfeit notes detected. The sports ministry on 31 Aug recognized which of the following as a sports discipline and placed it in the ‘priority’ category? 1) Yoga 2) Kho kho 3) Carrom 4) Tight rope walking 5) None of these 134. According to a report released by the Department of Economic Affairs. The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) uses GVA to give its projections nowadays. Name the mountaineer who has been honoured with the 2015 Tenzing Norgay national adventure award by President Pranab Mukherjee. 1) 7. South Africa 3) Gaborone. the longest tunnel in the world. Delhi) (GA-53) / 9 . 1) USD 384. with GDP growing at ________ during Apr-Jun 2015. recently? 1) Japan 2) France 3) Switzerland 4) China 5) Germany 130.1 bn 3) USD 446.000 4) Rs 10. Swaziland 135.000 5) Rs 20. 1) Arjun Vajpai 2) Narendra Kumar 3) Jot Singh 4) DK Khullar 5) Lovraj Singh Dharamshaktu C 131. The Reserve Bank has withdrawn the instructions on compensation to banks for detecting counterfeit notes. Siddique (HO.BSC Academy em y 122. Botswana 4) Windhoek.000 2) Rs 2. Which of the following countries completed the tunneling and track-laying for the 35-mile NEAT Gotthard Base Tunnel.000 3) Rs 5.5 per cent 2) 7 per cent 3) 6.7 per cent 5) 6. Which of the following countries topped the medal tally at the 2015 IAAF World Championships which concluded in Beijing on 30 Aug? 1) Ethiopia 2) Kenya 3) China 4) US 5) Jamaica 125. Which of the following African cities has been selected as the host for the 2022 Commonwealth Games? For the first time an African city will host the games. As per the data released by the Central Statistics Office (CSO) on 31 Aug. The scheme has been named 1) SAHAJ 2) SARAL 3) SUGAM 4) PAHAL 5) TATKAL 127. Zimbabwe 2) Durban. India remained the fastest growing major economy of the world for a second straight quarter. 1) 5 per cent 2) 10 per cent 3) 15 per cent 4) 20 per cent 5) 25 per cent 124.6 bn Ac 128.7 bn 2) USD 391.

Ganesh Nagar. Indonesia 147. Siddique (HO. The govt has announced to auction idle oil and gas fields of state-owned ONGC and Oil India to private firms on a new revenue sharing model and liberalised terms.: C-37. Which of the following countries on 3 Sep announced to cut troop levels by 300. The ________ Railway Zone has become the first zone of the Indian Railways to eliminate all unmanned level crossings from its system by Aug 31. Turkey 2) Toronto. What is the present limit of cash withdrawal at these machines? 1) Rs 500 2) Rs 1.000 to focus on modernisation and innovation of its armed forces? 1) US 2) Russia 3) China 4) Japan 5) South Korea BS 146. The govt on 2 Sep notified the merger of Forward Markets Commission (FMC) with Sebi with effect from Sep 28. Which of the following cities has been officially selected as the US bid candidate for 2024 Summer Olympic Games? 1) Chicago 2) San Francisco 3) Los Angeles 4) Las Vegas 5) Austin 141. The finance ministry is mulling to increase the withdrawal limit at the point of sale (PoS) machines at shops.000 3) Rs 2. 2) The maximum rate set by the RBI above which banks are not allowed to lend. The next Commonwealth Games will be held in ________ in 2018. 4) The maximum rate above which the RBI cannot lend to banks. Thailand 5) Hanoi. 1) Northern Railway 2) East Central Railway 3) Eastern Railway 4) West-Central 5) Central Railway 149. Vietnam ad 140. Brazil 5) Jakarta. This card will enable customers to 1) travel by different metros 2) travel by different transport systems 3) retail shopping and purchases 4) All the above 5) Only 1) and 2) Ac 142. Named as SERVIR-Mekong. China organised a massive parade at Beijing’s iconic Tiananmen Square on 3 Sep to commemorate the defeat of ________ in World War II 70 years ago. The FMC has been regulating 1) commodities market 2) pension market 3) insurance market 4) securities market 5) None of these 10 / Javed R. Philippines 2) Jakarta. 2015. Canada 3) Buenos Aires. India is hopeful to get membership to the 21-member APEC group in 2015-16. The central govt has launched Smart National Mobility Card (SNMC). The NASA and USAID have launched a joint project to strengthen environmental monitoring in Southeast Asian region.000 4) Rs 2.BSC Academy 137. The number of the oilfields to be auctioned is 1) 49 2) 65 3) 69 4) 79 5) 89 148. it will be situated in 1) Manila. 5) None of these 4) Malaysia 138. Delhi) (GA-53) . The RBI has issued draft guidelines for a uniform method by which banks have to arrive at base rate. 3) The minimum rate below which the RBI cannot lend to banks. The two-day meet of the G-20 finance ministers and central bank governors was held starting 4 Sep in 1) Ankara.500 5) Rs 3. Argentina 4) Brasília. Malaysia 4) Bangkok.000 144. What is base rate? 1) The minimum rate set by the RBI below which banks are not allowed to lend. 1) Germany 2) US 3) Russia 4) Japan 5) Italy C 145. 1) Australia 2) England 3) India em y 136. Indonesia 3) Kuala Lumpur. What is the full form of the term APEC? 1) Asia Pacific Environmental Cooperation 2) Asia Pacific Economic Cooperation 3) Asia Pacific Extensive Cooperation 4) Asia Pacific Economic Council 5) None of these 143. AK Jha has been appointed as interim CMD of which of the following PSUs? 1) IOC 2) Coal India 3) BSNL 4) BHEL 5) Canada 5) NTPC 139.

1) Thrissur 2) Kochi 3) Ernakulam 4) Palakkad 5) Kollam 158. 1) Rs 1 2) Rs 2 3) Rs 5 4) Rs 50 5) Rs 65 Ac 157. Maharashtra BS 161. The ICICI Lombard General Insurance has tied up with Catholic Syrian Bank (CSB) for sale of its products. The Reserve Bank of India will shortly put into circulation ________ coins to commemorate golden jubilee of Indo-Pak War of 1965. India will launch a second multi-spectral remote sensing satellite LAPAN A2/Orari of which of the following countries? The LAPAN A1/Tubsat was also launched in India in 2007. West Bengal 4) Cuttack. The govt has canceled the FCRA licence of the NGO Greenpeace India.BSC Academy em y 150. 1) Thailand 2) Greece 3) Egypt 4) Turkey 5) Spain 159. Kerala 2) Chennai. Which of the following states on 3 Sep bagged the Skoch Order-of-Merit national award for implementing e-governance initiatives in the state? 1) Karnataka 2) Tamil Nadu 3) Andhra Pradesh 4) Telangana 5) Haryana 156. Tamil Nadu 3) Nadia. Aadesh Shrivastava. The private sector bank CSB is headquartered at 1) Thrissur. Who won the Italian Grand Prix F1 championship on 6 Sep? 1) Lewis Hamilton 2) Sebastian Vettel 3) Felipe Massa 4) Valtteri Bottas 5) Kimi Raikkonen 162. Name the author who has been selected for the prestigious 2014 National Humanities Medal to be presented by the US President Barack Obama. Ganesh Nagar. The Teachers’ Day is observed in India on 5 Sep. The G20 and OECD has announced new corporate governance principles for listed companies and regulators in all member countries. Delhi) (GA-53) / 11 . 1) Malaysia 2) Indonesia 3) Philippines 4) Thailand 5) Vietnam 152. Vassiliki Thanou was sworn in as the first female Prime Minister of which of the following countries recently? The Supreme Court appointed her as the head of a caretaker govt until next snap election. On this day. who died of cancer on 5 Sep. 1) Anita Desai 2) Amitav Ghosh 3) Kiran Desai 4) Arundhati Roy 5) Jhumpa Lahiri 163. The ONGC Videsh has acquired 5 % stake in Vankor field which is the second largest field by production of 1) Kazakhstan 2) Turkmenistan 3) Tajikistan 4) Russia 5) Uzbekistan 155. 1) Karnataka 2) Tamil Nadu 3) Andhra Pradesh 4) Telangana 5) Odisha 153. PM Narendra Modi released the commemorative coins of Rs 125 & Rs 10 to mark the 125th birth anniversary of 1) Dr Sarvepalli Radhakrishnan 2) Vallabhbhai Patel 3) Lal Bahadur Shastri 4) Zakir Husain 5) Rajendra Prasad C 160. ________ city would soon be declared as the first total HIV/AIDS literate district in the country. was a popular 1) music composer and singer 2) author 4) director and producer 5) None of these 3) bollywood actor 164. Odisha 5) Pune. The “Jyothirgamaya” project helped the city achieved the feat. OECD is headquartered in 1) New York 2) Manila 3) Tokyo 4) Paris 5) London Javed R. What does the term FCRA stand for? 1) Foreign Contribution Regulations Act 2) Foreign Company Regulations Act 3) Foreign Cooperation Regulations Act 4) Foreign Coordination Regulations Act 5) None of these ad 154. PM Narendra Modi on 3 Sep inaugurated a conference on “Global Hindu-Buddhist Initiative” on conflict avoidance in which of the following cities? 1) Varanasi 2) Gautam Budh Nagar 3) New Delhi 4) Patna 5) Kushinagar 151. Siddique (HO. The ________ state govt has renamed the Wheeler Island in Bhadrak district as Abdul Kalam Island.: C-37.

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